The man in charge of destroying the Russian opposition has as many enemies within the Kremlin as without.
Aleksei Navalny and the echoes of 1936 in modern Russia.
One family controls nearly every major part of the Caucasian nation.
Putin's biggest critic talks about the troubles facing the Sochi Winter Olympics.
We need to dismantle Assad's air capability to really give the opposition a leg up.
Those strained mouth movements! The jiggling! Some evidence that the Russian president might have a secret malady.
Why is the aging action star trying to lead a Congressional delegation to southern Russia?
How a LiveJournal blogger became the Russian president's worst enemy.
Dmitry Gudkov's condemnation exemplifies the ridiculousness of Putin-era witch hunts.
Children's ombudsman Pavel Astakhov is now the face of Putin's Magnitsky retaliation law, but in a past life he was an anti-FSB advocate.
The chairman of Russia's ethics committee opposes foreign property holdings -- except for himself.
How Russia's fired defense minister got away
What Syria's largest minority means for the uprising, for the opposition leaders, and the country's future
The Turkish government would have every reason to try and steer Syria's activists, and it looks like they might be succeeding
A young man involved in the opposition movement discusses the mood in Damascus, his torture, and what activists want from the outside world
The story of a young opposition activist who says he had to flee for his life